MIGRADEMO is searching for a postdoctoral candidate

04/08/2021 MIGRADEMO is searching for a postdoctoral candidate for the María Zambrano grants aimed to attract international talent to the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and interested in working on any issue related to migration and democracy. Our team already includes profiles across political science, sociology and economics and we welcome candidates interested in working with both more …

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Turkey’s Fieldwork: an insight

We are happy to announce that we have completed our fieldwork in Turkey! Turkey is the second area were we conducted our research on how migration affect democratic participation processes in countries of origin. During the past year we were able to conduct a survey with both migrant and non-migrant households. Here are some key figures

Romania’s Fieldwork: an insight

We are happy to share that we have finished the fieldwork in Romania! Romania is one of the cases in our study of the impact of migration on democratic participation processes in countries of origin.

Distance Makes the Vote Grow Farther: The Filipino Migrant Vote in the 2022 Elections

by: Laurence Go The recently concluded Philippine elections saw the landslide win of Ferdinand Marcos Jr., whose victory is historical for two reasons. First, while parts of the world have voted to reject candidates linked to former dictators and far right parties (e.g. Chile 2021, Peru 2021, France 2022), the Filipino people have thrown their …

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Home on Fire: Solidarity of Turkish Emigrants during the Summer Wildfires

by Deniz Pelek During the summer of 2021, Turkey experienced the worst wildfires in the country’s history. Almost 300 wildfires occurred in July and August, resulting in the destruction of thousands of hectares of forest as well as the deaths of eight people and thousands of animals. The inability of the government to respond effectively to …

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The 2021 Moroccan elections and the political incorporation of MREs: an everlasting debate?

By: Chaimae Essousi and Ahmed Kadiri The 2021 Moroccan elections were set in an extraordinary context due to the COVID-19 health crisis. Despite this, 50.35% of the Moroccan population voted in the three elections – municipal, regional and legislative – that took place simultaneously on the 8th of September 2021.  The rather unexpected results saw the National Rally of Independents (RNI) win 102 seats, …

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Call for applicants for 3-year PhD Scholarships by AGAUR (FI 2022)

The Catalan Agency for Management of University and Research Grants (AGAUR) have opened for applications for 3-year PhD scholarships.   Contact us if you are interested in doing a PhD on any issue related to migration and democracy and be part of the international and interdisciplinary team of MIGRADEMO. Our team already includes researchers from …

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